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Switzerland trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/12 - 2021/4

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/12
%
2021/1
%
2021/2
%
2021/3
%
2021/4
%
Export1.51.11.31.91.9
Import2.22.52.52.61.8
Trade in Goods1.91.92.02.41.9

USA's foreign trade with Switzerland, exports to Switzerland and imports from Switzerland in April 2021


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Switzerland's share of USA's foreign trade in goods in April 2021 represented a share of 1.9 per cent. Share of USA's that month's exports was 1.9% and 1.8% of imports. In April Switzerland was USA's 14. largest foreign trade partner. Rise from the previous month 4 places. $6.9 billion worth of trade was 28.9 per cent lower than in April of the previous year. In April the trade balance with Switzerland was $1.5 billion in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Switzerland decreased strongly, by 50.1 per cent compared to in April of the previous year. The import amounted to $4.2 billion in April 2021. Major product categories of imports from Switzerland were Sitc542 (medicaments (including veterinary medicaments)), representing 21.4 percent of imports, Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542) 11.8 % and Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 9.9 % of the imports.

Exports to Switzerland more than doubled from the previous year's April. The value of exports was $2.7 billion. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), which represented a share of 60.7 per cent of total exports, Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542) 4.0 % and Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 3.7 % of the exports.

Development during January-April 2021

During January-April trade in goods with Switzerland has grown slower than USA's trade in goods with the rest of the world. During January-April, the value of trade in goods between the two countries rose to $28.9 billion. Growth compared to the corresponding period of the previous year was 7.4 percent. During January-April the value of imports was $20.4 billion. The export value was $8.5 billion. Compared to the corresponding period January - April in 2020, the value of imports during this period decreased by 5.9 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc542 (medicaments (including veterinary medicaments)), worth $5.3 billion. In export the largest value had Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), worth being $4.4 billion. The value of exports during this period increased by 62.3 %. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-April remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $11.9 billion. The trade deficit narrowed compared to the corresponding period in 2020. At that time, the deficit was $16.4 billion.


Table: USA's export to Switzerland (CH) during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 6.4 0.3 8.5 0.6 8.2 0.5 8.9 0.3 7.0 0.3
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.10 0.0 0.4 0.0
03. Fish and fish preparations 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 1.0 0.0 1.8 0.1 2.4 0.1 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 2.1 0.1 2.6 0.2 4.1 0.3 5.1 0.2 2.6 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 1.7 0.1 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.7 0.0 2.5 0.1
1. Beverages and tobacco 3.4 0.2 12.5 0.9 32.9 2.1 18.8 0.7 28.1 1.0
11. Beverages 2.10 0.1 1.1 0.1 2.1 0.1 3.2 0.1 2.9 0.1
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 0.4 0.0 11.5 0.8 30.8 1.9 15.7 0.5 25.2 0.9
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 37.2 1.8 6.8 0.5 3.2 0.2 8.5 0.3 8.8 0.3
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 28.5 1.4 0.1 0.0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0
25. Pulp and waste paper 2.7 0.1 1.4 0.1 1.7 0.1 1.10 0.1 2.0 0.1
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 4.5 0.2 4.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 4.9 0.2 5.0 0.2
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0.6 0.0 0.8 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 20.7 1.0 73.4 5.4 83.4 5.2 57.9 2.0 46.9 1.7
32. Coal,coke and briquettes 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 9.6 0.3 0 0.0
33. Petroleum and products 0.1 0.0 36.0 2.6 59.4 3.7 40.10 1.4 46.9 1.7
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 20.7 1.0 37.4 2.7 24.0 1.5 7.5 0.3 0.1 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 268.10 13.4 297.10 21.8 284.5 17.9 282.7 9.8 305.5 11.4
51. Organic chemicals 52.4 2.6 48.5 3.5 57.5 3.6 60.3 2.1 83.2 3.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 3.2 0.2 2.9 0.2 3.1 0.2 5.2 0.2 4.8 0.2
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 6.8 0.3 15.6 1.1 11.9 0.7 3.7 0.1 11.2 0.4
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 168.6 8.4 191.0 13.9 156.5 9.9 164.5 5.7 159.1 5.9
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 22.10 1.1 22.4 1.6 36.2 2.3 33.4 1.2 22.6 0.8
57. Plastics in primary forms 2.3 0.1 4.3 0.3 3.7 0.2 2.4 0.1 7.4 0.3
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 3.1 0.2 3.5 0.2 3.10 0.2 4.2 0.1 5.8 0.2
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 9.9 0.5 9.8 0.7 12.0 0.8 9.5 0.3 11.6 0.4
6. Basic manufactures 245.5 12.2 171.8 12.5 112.2 7.1 87.5 3.0 158.7 5.9
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 0.8 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.1 1.3 0.0 0.9 0.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 1.1 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.0
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 1.6 0.1 1.7 0.1 1.3 0.1 2.0 0.1 2.1 0.1
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 97.7 4.9 126.1 9.2 67.2 4.2 54.6 1.9 101.4 3.8
67. Iron and steel 1.5 0.1 1.2 0.1 1.3 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.10 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 135.3 6.7 31.6 2.3 32.4 2.0 19.5 0.7 43.8 1.6
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 7.5 0.4 8.5 0.6 8.0 0.5 6.8 0.2 6.10 0.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 226.4 11.3 216.8 15.8 162.1 10.2 183.2 6.4 143.7 5.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 7.4 0.4 8.1 0.6 13.6 0.9 9.10 0.3 10.1 0.4
72. Machinery for specialized industries 11.4 0.6 10.0 0.7 9.0 0.6 6.6 0.2 6.10 0.3
73. Metal working machinery 1.8 0.1 2.9 0.2 2.5 0.2 1.6 0.1 1.9 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 16.7 0.8 15.7 1.1 16.2 1.0 17.9 0.6 19.1 0.7
75. Office machines and adp machines 10.5 0.5 6.6 0.5 7.1 0.4 7.9 0.3 5.8 0.2
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 17.1 0.9 10.2 0.7 15.5 1.0 16.3 0.6 10.8 0.4
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 37.2 1.9 35.2 2.6 33.5 2.1 36.0 1.3 37.2 1.4
78. Road vehicles 14.8 0.7 13.1 0.9 15.6 1.0 11.3 0.4 15.3 0.6
79. Other transport equipment 109.8 5.5 115.5 8.4 49.4 3.1 76.0 2.6 36.9 1.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 314.7 15.7 263.8 19.3 228.8 14.4 293.9 10.2 276.9 10.3
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.5 0.0 1.4 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0.6 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.8 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 2.4 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.8 0.1 1.9 0.1 1.3 0.0
85. Footwear 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 36.1 1.8 29.1 2.1 32.1 2.0 38.8 1.3 39.9 1.5
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 26.7 1.3 22.8 1.7 30.8 1.9 42.8 1.5 29.6 1.1
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 247.4 12.3 207.1 15.1 161.4 10.2 207.8 7.2 203.10 7.6
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 883.5 44.0 318.5 23.3 672.5 42.4 1,936.5 67.3 1,709.8 63.7
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 2.9 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.3 0.1 5.3 0.2 6.8 0.3
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 2.9 0.1 1.10 0.1
97. Gold,non-monetary 821.9 41.0 281.5 20.6 619.6 39.0 1,862.4 64.7 1,630.1 60.7
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 50.2 2.5 30.6 2.2 39.1 2.5 64.1 2.2 69.10 2.6
0-9. All groups combined 2,006.3 100.0 1,369.7 100.0 1,587.5 100.0 2,877.6 100.0 2,684.10 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Switzerland (CH) to USA during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 71.8 1.5 67.6 1.3 60.3 1.2 88.6 1.4 94.7 2.3
00. Live animals 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 9.5 0.2 8.3 0.2 6.9 0.1 11.6 0.2 8.5 0.2
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.7 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 2.7 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0 1.5 0.0
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 2.9 0.1 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.8 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 47.8 1.0 51.3 1.0 47.6 1.0 69.6 1.1 78.5 1.9
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 7.8 0.2 4.1 0.1 3.6 0.1 4.2 0.1 3.8 0.1
1. Beverages and tobacco 59.10 1.3 64.1 1.3 42.5 0.9 63.3 1.0 58.6 1.4
11. Beverages 59.8 1.3 64.1 1.3 42.1 0.9 63.0 1.0 58.4 1.4
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 3.5 0.1 2.0 0.0 3.7 0.1 3.5 0.1 4.4 0.1
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 3.1 0.1 1.4 0.0 3.0 0.1 2.4 0.0 3.6 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
33. Petroleum and products 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 1,554.9 33.1 2,405.9 47.8 1,977.5 40.3 2,787.7 44.5 1,823.10 43.5
51. Organic chemicals 186.2 4.0 176.8 3.5 174.9 3.6 648.5 10.3 369.7 8.8
52. Inorganic chemicals 1.3 0.0 0.10 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.4 0.0
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 7.5 0.2 6.1 0.1 6.3 0.1 7.9 0.1 9.2 0.2
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 1,312.3 28.0 2,181.8 43.4 1,757.4 35.8 2,075.2 33.1 1,391.5 33.2
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 13.9 0.3 10.9 0.2 8.1 0.2 16.9 0.3 15.5 0.4
57. Plastics in primary forms 15.0 0.3 9.3 0.2 12.0 0.2 13.3 0.2 13.10 0.3
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 4.4 0.1 5.9 0.1 5.2 0.1 6.1 0.1 6.0 0.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 14.5 0.3 14.3 0.3 12.9 0.3 19.3 0.3 16.9 0.4
6. Basic manufactures 162.5 3.5 125.7 2.5 283.3 5.8 340.8 5.4 205.8 4.9
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 3.1 0.1 1.9 0.0 2.4 0.0 2.8 0.0 3.5 0.1
63. Wood and cork manufactures 1.0 0.0 3.1 0.1 2.3 0.0 2.4 0.0 3.8 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 2.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.0 0.0
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 5.3 0.1 3.7 0.1 4.3 0.1 4.9 0.1 5.4 0.1
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 49.1 1.0 16.8 0.3 49.1 1.0 81.7 1.3 20.7 0.5
67. Iron and steel 2.7 0.1 2.4 0.0 2.7 0.1 3.5 0.1 5.3 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 58.9 1.3 65.0 1.3 190.7 3.9 203.1 3.2 122.4 2.9
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 40.6 0.9 32.2 0.6 30.4 0.6 41.3 0.7 42.10 1.0
7. Machinery,transport equipment 472.5 10.1 405.3 8.1 380.5 7.8 478.8 7.6 427.3 10.2
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 27.8 0.6 30.0 0.6 25.9 0.5 36.10 0.6 36.1 0.9
72. Machinery for specialized industries 100.3 2.1 108.2 2.2 80.6 1.6 92.6 1.5 76.4 1.8
73. Metal working machinery 48.3 1.0 42.1 0.8 39.6 0.8 58.7 0.9 48.1 1.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 139.6 3.0 101.5 2.0 87.9 1.8 113.8 1.8 115.4 2.8
75. Office machines and adp machines 9.1 0.2 5.2 0.1 6.8 0.1 8.10 0.1 8.3 0.2
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 7.2 0.2 5.2 0.1 6.1 0.1 8.5 0.1 10.5 0.2
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 96.5 2.1 84.5 1.7 87.7 1.8 111.2 1.8 94.2 2.2
78. Road vehicles 2.8 0.1 2.7 0.1 2.3 0.0 3.6 0.1 3.3 0.1
79. Other transport equipment 41.4 0.9 26.5 0.5 43.9 0.9 44.8 0.7 35.5 0.8
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,414.0 30.1 1,077.6 21.4 1,800.2 36.7 1,040.3 16.6 1,019.5 24.3
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 1.3 0.0 0.10 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.3 0.0 1.10 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 3.3 0.1 1.7 0.0 2.1 0.0 3.9 0.1 3.1 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 6.6 0.2
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.1 0.0
85. Footwear 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 195.6 4.2 131.4 2.6 159.4 3.2 180.8 2.9 175.10 4.2
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 302.5 6.4 312.3 6.2 334.8 6.8 366.1 5.8 361.8 8.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 909.5 19.4 630.4 12.5 1,298.9 26.5 485.4 7.7 468.9 11.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 954.3 20.3 880.9 17.5 357.2 7.3 1,463.4 23.4 556.1 13.3
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 848.8 18.1 298.4 5.9 279.7 5.7 1,349.8 21.5 416.9 9.9
97. Gold,non-monetary 78.4 1.7 553.4 11.0 40.8 0.8 82.5 1.3 98.1 2.3
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 24.1 0.5 20.2 0.4 22.5 0.5 25.4 0.4 24.2 0.6
0-9. All groups combined 4,693.7 100.0 5,029.0 100.0 4,904.10 100.0 6,266.6 100.0 4,190.6 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

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